Re: music

You might find some scandalously useful information in the various
biographies of Michel Foucault. There are about three, and one of them has a
lot of juciy tidbits about his sex life! and his relations with music!! How
naughty he was! And all those places he haunted...a sort of 20th century
Socrates! Or Wilde! But, and I take a deep breath while saying this, He knew
nothing about the secret sapphic world of women loving women. So I suspect
his taste was affected by this absence in his "oeuvre." An awful French
word, don't you agree? He was a chum of Boulez and the bosom-buddy(biddy??)
lover of another musican who never managed to complete anything.
Now I would imagine that Foucault's taste in music was in some or another
related to his sexual tastes; he was such a Nietzschean (according to one of
the biographers), and seeing as that was the case, I find myself asking; did
he like music that was more or less a reflection of his own desires? To be
dominated and then to be dominate?

>From: Jivko Georgiev <jivkox43georgiev@xxxxxxxxx>
>Reply-To: foucault@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>To: foucault@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>Subject: Re: music
>Date: Mon, 9 Jul 2001 03:14:39 -0700 (PDT)
> In an interwiew Paul-Michel Foucault :) sais that he used to have some
>interests in music, because he used to live with a musician. But who is the
>musician, i dont know.
> Dreamduke@xxxxxxx wrote: list
>foucault often eluded to barraque, perhaps most blatantly, through his
>article on boulez -
>his relationship with the musician is said to have been tumultuous +
>violent, maybe the better word is passionate- and in love
>are his letters, from foucault (sweden) to barraque (paris), housed in the
>barraque library- going to be published?
>and was barraque the turning point, or the point of inflection, for
>anything on music


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